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Re: What are these F-10 boot slides?



John Brier wrote:

>> In the same section, I found the sentence
>> "Currently, only Radeon R500 and higher users
>> get kernel modesetting by default"
>> particularly puzzling.
>> 
>> Does this really mean that "plymouth" only works properly
>> with this particular kind of ATI card?
>> 
>> Strange ...

> I think you are correct. Since plymouth needs kernel mode setting to
> work properly(without vesafb) it only works out of the box with those
> devices. However plymouth can work with most graphics if you select
> vesafb by using the vga= boot parameter. That's how I read that anyway.

Surely it is very odd to distribute a program which only works properly
on such a restricted range of hardware?

I feel I must be misunderstanding something.



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